SMCP Arts Scholarship

2014-2015

Scott Maxwell  is the recipient of the 2014-2015 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

Scott has been a member of the DCVI wind ensemble school band since he was in Grade 10. He plays multiple instruments in the percussion section, as well as the trumpet. Outside of band, Scott plays various other musical instruments, such as the guitar, bass, and piano.He will be attending Wilfred Laurier University in September 2017 in their Journalism & Digital Media Program. His goal is to obtain a career in Sports Journalism.

2012-2013

Maggie Richardson is the recipient of the 2012-2013 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

She is attending George Brown College for Graphic Design with a major in Advertising Communications. Her plans include schooling in illustration for fashion as her post-grad. Maggie has goals of becoming an art director of one in a major advertising firms.

2011-2012

Laura McAsh is one of the recipients of the 2011-2012 St. Marys Commnunity Players Arts Scholarship.

Laura has always been very interested and active in the arts. From a very young age, she was involved with her schools' various theatrical productions. Since grade nine, she has played the trumpet in the high school band. She also loves to write. Laura has returned to DCVI for a fifth year with plans to pursue a Bachelor of Arts and Science at the University of Guelph in the fall of 2013.

2009-2010

Ben Damen is the recipient of the 2009-2010 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship. Currently Ben is studying Biomedical Sciences at Brock University, and in the future he hopes to go into professional health sciences or medicine.

As far as anything extracurricular he says, "I’m a member of the first aid group at Brock, and of course the go-to-guy on my floor, whenever somebody’s technology stops working."

2008-2009

Nicole Blewett is one of the recipients of the 2008-2009 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

She plans on getting her bachelor of applied science in Kinesiology and then progressing onto a masters in either physiotherapy or occupational therapy. She plans on working in a hospital setting and working with the disabled.

2007-2008

2013-2014

Brianna McLaughlan is the recipient of the 2013-2014 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

Brianna had always known that she wanted to pursue the arts, long before her time at DCVI. Throughout high school, she took several electives that would guide her towards the creative industry. After taking a one-year Design Foundations course, she is now enrolled in the Graphic Design program at Humber College.

2011-2012

Catherine Kutzner is one of the recipients of the 2011-2012 St. Marys Commnunity Players Arts Scholarship.

Catherine is a flutist in the high school band and has always had a great passion for the performing arts. She is planning on going to university to study nutrition and then become a Registered Dietitian. She hopes to educate and counsel people.

2010-2011

Sam Van Galen is the recipient of the 2010-2011 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

He is attending Niagara College in a course called game development. He plans on becoming a video game developer in one of the many different fields relating to the career. He is presently leaning toward being a graphic artist.

2008-2009

Kyle Haycock is one of the recipients of the 2008-2009 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

He is currently attending Sheridan College in Oakville for Music Theatre Performance. Following the completion of school he is going to pursue the Canadian theatre business as a performer and hopefully settle in Toronto.
Adeline Van Galen is the recipient of the 2007-2008 St. Marys Community Players Arts Scholarship.

She has been part of SMCP for over ten years, working in most areas of production, while still maintaining high grade levels, and working with her high school drama department. She is shown receiving her scholarship from John Robinson and Gretchen Rozek. The scholarship is awarded to a local high school graduate who is continuing studies at a post-secondary level. Adeline leaves September 3, 2008 for England, where she will complete her first year of studies as part of an auxiliary programme with Queens University in Kingston.